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Goodrich Football 9th Annual Golf Scramble

Date: Saturday, August 15, 2015
On August 15, 2015 at 2:00PM the Jewel of Grand Blanc will host the 9th Annual Goodrich Football Golf

Free Game Night

Occurring on the first Friday of each Month Through Saturday, October 03, 2015.
GAME NIGHT Friday Night Come and join us for an evening filled with fun and laughter. Games like Mad

Free vbs

Occurring Daily Beginning Monday, August 17, 2015 Through Friday, August 21, 2015.
Free VBS @ Oxford Free Methodist Church Ages 3-12 August 17th - 21st 9 am - 12 pm daily Family BBQ Party

free Family bbq and Party

Date: Saturday, August 22, 2015
Huge BBQ and End of the Summer Party Family, Friends, Food and Fun Bounce Houses and Slides All are

Hadley Lions Club Spaghetti Dinner

Ongoing Each Thursday Beginning Thursday, August 06, 2015.
Hadley Lions Club Spaghetti Dinner I- 3rd Thursday of each month. All you can eat spaghetti, salad,

Recent Letters

Letters to the Editor

Notwithstanding the expressions of a select group of area individuals and businesses purporting interest ...more»
Mike Fetzer | Jul 08

Buy local – unless you can save a buck and get a free cart, then forget local

If I were Odd-Job Disposal I'd pick up stakes and move to Metamora or Lake Orion. It is a shame that ...more»
Mike Shea | Jul 02
While Mr. Thrown may be a fine individual, I have a number of questions regarding his placement in the ...more»
Dr. Jerry K. Oermann | Apr 28

Recent Deaths

Billy R. Betts, Sr.

2015-07-29
Billy Betts of Ortonville died surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. Loving husband of Barbara for ...more»

Robert David Knowles, Jr.

2015-07-30
Robert Knowles, Jr. of Holly was born December 22, 1955 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Robert and Anne (nee: Chaney) Knowles, ...more»

Karen Kay Gregory

2015-07-27
Karen Kay Gregory, of Lake Orion, passed away on June 27, 2015. She was 74. Daughter of the late Laverne and Ina Robinson, Karen ...more»

A good likeness

Sergey Douglas and Steven Taylor are drawn by artist Ariel Echeviarria at the Denim and Diamonds Dinner Dance for O....more»

Getting messy with the OJW

The Oxford Jr. Wildcats football program held a fund-raiser Sunday afternoon in the Oxford Lakes subdivision. A sandwich-eating contest, pie-throwing booth and dunk tank were all part of the fun as players, ...more»

Neighbor, boaters save man from Bald Eagle Lake

Brandon Twp.-Mondo Lopez is a strong swimmer and an experienced fisherman—confident in a boat or wading a Michigan river. But the events on a calm, warm Sunday afternoon on a busy Bald Eagle Lake ...more»

Village Hall opens with help from Pack 37

By Meg Peters Review Co-Editor Echoes of their clapping climbed up the four giant walls of the Union Church Monday night after the community celebrated the grand opening of the Lake Orion Village Hall....more»
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Born August 4th
1805: William Rowan Hamilton, Irish scientist.
1901: Louis Armstrong, legendary jazz trumpeter.
1912: Raoul Wallenberg, Swedish diplomat credited with saving nearly 100,000 Budapest Jews during World War II.
1958: Mary Decker Slaney, American athlete, winner of seven track and field records.
August 4th
in history
1914: Germany invades Belgium causing Great Britain to declare war on Germany.
1942: The British government charges that Mohandas Gandhi and his All-Indian Congress Party favor appeasement with Japan.
1944: RAF pilot T. D. Dean becomes the first pilot to destroy a V-1 buzz bomb when he tips the pilotless craft's wing, sending it off course.
1952: Helicopters from the U.S. Air Force Air Rescue Service land in Germany, completing the first transatlantic flight by helicopter in 51 hours and 55 minutes of flight time.
1964: The U.S.S. Maddox and Turner Joy exchange fire with North Vietnamese patrol boats.

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